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this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up the democratic base. the former president took center stage on the second day of the democratic national convention. >> the threat of storms forced the organizers to move tonight's speech by president obama indoors. >> reporter: former president bill commit headline the second night of democratic national convention as he officially nominates president obama for a second term. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: former president clinton explaining why he should be re-elected. >> he is still committed to constructive cooperation. look at his record. he appointed republican secretaries of defense, the army and transportation. he appointed a vice president who ran against him in 2008. >> report
hospitalized in baltimore. there are reports that his vital organs are failing and that his conditioning worsening. he purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. the relocation made him a hero in charm city but not much so in cleveland. he still holds a 1% piece of the rav an. >>> judy blume is opening up about her breast cancer diagnosis. on her blog yesterday, the 74- year-old said she underwant a mastectomy and reconstruction surgery after finding out she had the disease earlier this summer. she says her cancer was not detected by a mammogram or regular physical exam because she has dense breast tissue. her message for women is to get a sonogram. >>> can you take out your cell phone and record what police officers are doing in public even if they are fighting with a suspect. >> one man is suing d.c. police over just such a case. that story is coming up plus your weather and traffic. stay with us.  >>> welcome back. gwen is here, got the latest on the weather for us. i'm just waiting to get through this summer. feel like
there. 55 in baltimore this morning as well. kids might want a light jacket. it won't rain today. kids might want a light jacket or long sleeved shirt at the bus stop or walking early. dew point temperatures yesterday afternoon were in the low 40s. they've risen a bit overnight but still very comfortable. dew point here in washington is now 52. it is possible in a few spots the temperature reaches that due point, we could see a little fog develop here early this morning. otherwise, lots of sunshine in the forecast and we continue to be under the influence of a big dome of high pressure. that area of high pressure is going to be a slow mover so today, tomorrow, and friday too looks fantastic with lots of sunshine. will be a little warmer tomorrow with highs in the mid volunteer. this is our next weather feature of note. that is a cold front which will get in here late friday. really, i think during the day on saturday, bring us some cloud cover with a couple of showers around here now. yesterday, we thought it would get here sunday. looks like it will get here a day sooner. winds light
at guantanamo bay for six years. >>> the 17-year-old perry hall high school student shot in baltimore on the first day of classes is finally hope now. he was randomly hit by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. the suspect is due in court for a bail review later this week. >>> it has been two and a half weeks since a 17-year-old girl from kettering was killed in her home on chartsey street. police are still searching for a suspect and motive. last night, hundreds of residents packed the community cent are to get an update on the murder of amber stanley. bridge county police hosted the meeting asking for help in solving the case. amber stanley was shot and killed after an armed man broke into her home. her mother attended last night's meeting and is hoping someone will step forward with information. >> we need help. we need the community to pull together and get this person or persons, whoever did this horrendous murder, that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> detectives want anyone who may have seen or heard anything unusual on the night of august 22nd to contact
tripadvisor.com. virginia beach, williamsburg, rehobbing on the and baltimore on the list there. that is where folks will be heading back from this afternoon. if you are traveling, tucker has been talking about the wet weather so head out early. over to you. thank you. >>> a bach getting a firsthand account of the raid that killed osama bin laden hits stores tomorrow. no easy day was written by a former navy seal who took part in that raid. it was originally going to be released on september 11th but re-orders and extensive buzz prompted the earlier release. meantime, the author, matt bissonnette who wrote under the name of marcoen, could be facing legal trouble over what is revealed in the book though on friday, his attorney said he did not violate any agreements. >>> disabled veterans and soldiers transitioning back from the war front have some unique opportunities this month to learn about job openings. these are specific to the tease area and include on the job shadowing at places like the fbi and clark construction to name a few. now, to learn more more about this, go tothe web site on yo
degrees at reagan national, 59 baltimore, 64 annapolis, and 62 at quantico, to the north frederick at 52. hagerstown at 53. martinsburg 57. dulles 56. and cull pepper a 5. so it's going to be a very sun-filled day today. by midday, expect to see about 74 degrees for your temperature. we'll be about 75 by the 5:00 hour. now, the winds are going to pick up this afternoon so be aware of that. they will be gusting, moving in from the northwest at about 25 miles per hour. and that is certainly going to make it feel a little cooler as we head through into the course of the afternoon. so just be prepared. but our high today 78 degrees. let's check in with traffic now. here's julie wright. >> reporter: more troubles to report this time around in virginia. an accident southbound 286 the fairfax county parkway traveling south before you reach the burke center parkway accident under the hover pass. the left side of the road is blocked. heavy and slow near 123 towards this accident scene. northbound on 286 key mill road another cash to report so not an easy commute this morning on 286 the fairfax co
for a memorial fund set up in marckel's name. >>> a bail hearing for a baltimore teen charged with shooting another student on the first day of school has been postponed. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden, jr. has requested the delay saying the teen has been on a suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. gladden as excused of opening fire in the cafeteria of perry hall high school. police say one. bullets hit a boy in the back. he is expected to be okay. >>> fo three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happens. notice, as the front train enters the faulty track circuit, the computer system fails to direct it and automatically accelerates the next train causing the collision. vague real time monitoring system in place now could prevent another deadly accident. accident. >>> pepco is back on the hot seat. it is their turn to explain why millions of customers suffered days without power after the derecho that tore through the d.c. area in june. le maryland public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gazarek
and west. we're quiet right now. a couple sprinkles north of baltimore. a few showers in western maryland. this is associate wade weak cold front. so weak, it won't really make it through the area. behind this front, as it pushes south and ea a little later this afternoon, there is some slightly drier air. you may notice the humidity waning just a little bit later on today. a series of cold frontss. we will gradually improve things around here over the next couple of days. this is sort of the first hit it was later this afternoon. so things will get better around here, gradually dry out and eventually cool down as we get into the weekend. here is your futurecast. put it in motion for you. you can see the cold front come through during the morning hours. here we are at 9:00 a.m. with a few showers around. be ready for a couple of showers particularly the first half of the day. later this afternoon, we could fire up a thunderstorm. north and west, i think you'll get enough of that drier air that you should generally be on the dry side later today. 87 today. palestinian leader yasser arafat
arrested. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two week in the hospital. police say he was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down's syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he says he would like to go back to school while his parments say they haven't looked that far ahead yet. >>> tropical storm leslie gaining strength. where it is headed today. >> a bitter contract dispute still has chicago's public school teachers on strike this morning. what they are demanding before they head back to the classroom. that is coming up. i didn't knos where in season right now. shh's no no no no no no.. rosco ..no, no, no... ♪ opera love it. (crying) ally, ally oh, same dress yeah, you want to get up off the floor? i do. okay. vo: from the new to the hard-to-find: when it's on your mind it's on ebay™. >>> the teachers strike in chicago is again making headline today fotopoulos a second day, hundreds of thongs of pare
public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gas and electric. one question they're asking all utilities is whether it is reasonable to expect electricity to be restored in 24 hours after a major event. >>> when we come back, we'll talk about this. a traffic stop turns in into a traffic stop meltdown. that is coming up next on fox 5 morning news. >> hello. you topped the hill. >> let's hurry up. of a got to go to the bathroom. i have a bladder infection. >> let's see the driver's license and insurance. >> you listen to me. >> you see what happened next and why that woman is even more angry now. oh, boy. stay with us. with us. anncr: a good job. it's the key to a g good life. but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to bui
but in the end, ryan hunter ray took the checkered flag. >> it doesn't seem like baltimore when you watch that race. >> it doesn't seem race friendly but they're professionals and they know what they're doing. >> still plenty ahead, weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this monday. labor day, september 3rd, taking a live look at the capitol dome this morning. nice and bright there as we take a look. the problem is it isn't as nice and fun outside this morning. it is nice and thick out there, humid start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with that humidity comes all the bugs and mosquitos that make it really unpleasant to go outside and enjoy. >> it was a tough weekend weather-wise. >> it was. >> tough in here. i tried to put the jacket on but had to take it off. going to be another uncomfortable day. i know it is a holiday an effect wants to play. up fortunately, you will be dodging raindrops. >> all day? >> a good portion of the day. >> good day to stay inside and maybe
at it again tonight. -- they end up pounding the cubs 7-5. >> baltimore wins 12-0 despite a little rain. zach britain pitched seven scoreless innings. os are tied for first place with the yankees who fell for the rays. i didn't see my man being manny machado in those highlights. >> i think i fell more love for the orioles from tucker than the nats. >>> a message in a bottle washed ashore in satellite beach. >> the woman who found the bottle is trying to track down the person would wrote the message. we have a report. >> reporter: amy neiman hit the sand at satellite beach recently to celebrate. >> we came out if a blue moon party. >> a rarity seen only one every two or three years. >> if i have teen friends all in a circle on the beach with food and drink and we were just waiting for the moon to rise. >> reporter: a great time with no expect taxicab commission of anything unusual. as the party rolled on, amy and her husband took a little stroll down to the water's edge. when they got this, she felt something ump up against her foot so she reached down and made perhaps the most surprising disc
now nice light volume. the trip leaving baltimore down toward the capital beltway. here you are near 212, no issues for you. no accidents or incidents to report. in howard county we did have a road closure. that's because of a fire at mel's liquor store. crews have blocked off the road for several hours. >>> let's move along to traffic land. outer loop and new hampshire avenue, nobody out there. no delays. things also looking good on the beltway in prince georges county. we had an earlier wreck westbound between 123 and route 50 but that's cleared out of the way. 95 and 395 no worries for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison. >> thanks. the big story more severe flooding in a dc neighborhood. residents have been hit four times since july. live in the blooming dale area with the latest on what is an on going problem. we just feel for those folks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hardship for a lot of the people in this neighborhood cleaning up not once but four times as you mentioned over the last few months. they are watching that rain in the forecast t
. not a total washout for you. we do have some sunshine in our forecast. 79 at annapolis. 75 at baltimore. we have 78 at d.c. 70degrees at frederick and 73 at culpeper. 71 at hagerstown. a pretty mild start to your morning. your day planner, by midday, we should be about 88 degrees. it will be humid today. we are heating up to a high of 90 degrees. that was the high yesterday. temperatures well above average but once again, it is just a little bit of a tease to the cooler weather that is ahead. >> i know. i was hoping you were going to mention that. thank you. >>> time now to get a look at what is happening on the roads with on-time traffic and julie wright. >> we've had some problems out here on the roads. let's start off talking about metrorail because power has been restored. the escalators are now in service at the foggy bottom metro stop. good news for you there. inner loop of the beltway, the georgetown pike, we had a stalled tractor-trailer still blocking the right lane. crew in sky fox still with us. they've moved to the top stretch of the beltway as you continue around from greenbelt
into baltimore and north up 83. then a lot of shower activity to the north and east. what will happen today is the focal point for most of the showers will be off to our north and east. can see the heavy rain into southern pennsylvania and central new jersey. i don't think we'll be the main feature -- our main feature won't be showers and thunderstorms. but we will be locked in the cloud cover. the ever-present possibility of that showers and storms could develop at any point in a very unstaicial atmosphere. you have to be ready for that potential later today. a warm front fridaying to work through here will bring rain not only to the washington area but to much of the eastern seaboard here for another couple of days and then finally, finally, we'll kick this whole very wet air mass out of here as we get into the end of the week. showers and storms likely again today. not going to rain all day but they could pop up at any point. temperatures get close to 90 by wednesday and thursday. we'll gradually dry out and by friday, things should freely pretty good around here with sunshine, less humi
for a memorial fund set up in his name. >>> a judge has postponed a bail hearing for a baltimore teenager charged with shooting another teenager on the first day of school. the attorney for the teen requested the delay, saying the teen had been on suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. the judge granted the delay pending a mental health assessment. he is accused of opening fire at a cafeteria. one of the bullets his a 17- year-old in the back. that young man is expected to be okay. tony? >>> listen up, if you are riding metro this weekend, five orange line stations will be closed this week for track work. they are new carol ton, landover, sheafier le, dean wood and minnesota avenue. track work also will take place on the red and blue lines. details on the closings on our web site. go to myfoxdc.com and click on web links. >>> meanwhile, a major breakthrough for metro. a new monitoring system to detect problems on the rails in real time. it was created to the crash three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happened. notice as the front train enters th
and baltimore 68 degrees. the jet stream to the north allowing warm air to head in our way today. southerly air flow. winds light pushing in from the south. will set us up for a day where we expect to see temperatures into the low 90s pretty much everywhere. we'll see some high 80s in some of our neighborhoods. otherwise, not bad at all. not as humid as yesterday for our area. mostly sunny. futurecast wants to bring us a light passing shower between 4:00 and 6:00 today to our north-northwest. we'll watch that. otherwise, looking at mainly a dry day. the weekend isn't looking too bad either. i gave you a hint about sunday. >> very good. thank you. >> let's go to julie now, find out what's happening on the roads. >> happy friday. >> we're going to talk about some events happening tomorrow, as part of our hot lane project in virginia. it's where we find the crew in skyfox. they're above what will be the new ramp coming from the inbound stretch of the dulles toll road onto the beltway into the hot lane zone. that's what you're seeing, the white pavement, the new ramp will lead you from the dulles t
at this time. >>> a 17-year-old boy shot on the first day of school in baltimore county woke up at home this morning after spending two weeks in the hospital. police say daniel was randomly hit when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. he has down syndrome and said he was excited to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the ravens game last night. he also says he would like to go back to school, although his parents say they haven't looked that far ahead. >>> 8:08. still ahead during the 8:00 hour, dramatic new video from the wisconsin temple shooting. we are going to show you what happened when the first officer arrived at the scene. >> but first, prince george's county executive rushern baker will join us live to explain how the maryland suburb is changing the way it takes care of your child's health at school. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. 4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think co
headed towards the beltway. soil on the washington baltimore parkway. delay in and out river dale continuing inbound on new york city avenue. people hit me on twitter asking me about 5 this among. we had some problem on route 5. accident activity as you travel north bound trying to make your way past mattawoman beantown. we had the crash along 210 at livingston road and marshall hall. that's clear. again, northbound 5. slow moving trip southbound on the george washington parkway approaching key bridge. that's where we have the crash. that's the check of the fox 5 on time traffic. >> julie, thanks. the h street festival kicks off. >> holly will tell you why you want to stop by. >> you do want to stop by. you will learn something about this city that you didn't know before. a lot of this has to do with the new greater h street heritage trail. we are stopping by a few of those stops. this is the first one coming here. we'll talk about that, the festival and why you want to be a part of it coming up next. stay with us. heavy load in america. but mitt romney plan, a middle class to $2,
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
with the rush hour. >> and we have had delays southbound on the baltimore washington parkway. our friend sandy is checking in here headed from the veteran's parkway and heading southbound. heading past prince georges hospital. and thank you very much, scorpio, 767 fridge -- 767 for checking in here and continuing to pennsylvania avenue, and of course, inbound new york avenue below speed here as well and this is bandit, who checked in with the delay at a complete standstill across the anacostia and to the traffic light at bladensberg road and southbound along 270 and with lanes open. you will find yourself below speed as you continue to work your trip out of germantown and to the split. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. more of the fox 5 morning news after the break.  that fridge in your kitchen may have crossed this bridge. your new car probably rode these rails. that shipment you just received was tracked by satellite. we build and maintain. we invest and innovate. so we can deliver what america needs. this year alone, freight rail companies plan to spend twenty-th
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